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Mark D McBroom: Method and system for automatically controlling an automotive HVAC unit. Ford Motor Company, Raymond L Coppiellie, Roger L May, July 28, 1998: US05785244 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and system for automatically controlling a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit of a vehicle includes multiple electric motors for actuating multiple respective doors directing air flow through the HVAC unit and temperature of the air flow. A plurality of sensors sense a p ...


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Jurgen Mario Vangeel, Mark Henricus Verberkt, Peter Fitski: Systems and methods for lighting control. Philips Lighting Holding, Meenakshy Chakravorty, August 8, 2017: US09730298 (5 worldwide citation)

Lighting units, systems, and methods are described herein for determining whether occupancy detections are legitimate or not. Methods and systems are further described herein for powering down a network of power over ethernet (PoE) components.


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Sam X Yang: High level oxygen air conditioning. April 6, 1999: US05890366 (5 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a process for Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) applications. In particular, this invention relates to a method for supplying oxygen concentrated air to an indoor air environment, which is termed as High Level Oxygen Air Conditioning (HLOAC): The High Level O ...


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Hollenbeck Robert Keith: Draft inducer air flow control.. Gen Electric, August 31, 1994: EP0612960-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

A control circuit for a motor driving a fan for inducing a draft in the exhaust of a heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system. The control circuit may be used in conjunction with either a variable pressure sensor or one or two discrete pressure sensors. A controller receives informati ...


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Lawrence T Sunshine: Ion generator device support. PLASMA AIR INTERNATIONAL, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, May 23, 2017: US09660425 (3 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to ion generator device supports. An ion generator device support is configured to retain an ion generator device, the ion generator device having a first portion containing exposed electrodes and a second portion, the support includes a first wall, a second wall e ...


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Joshua D Payne, Mohammad E Dufford: Systems and methods for improving energy efficiency of a vehicle based on route prediction. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Snell & Wilmer, July 11, 2017: US09702718 (3 worldwide citation)

A hybrid vehicle includes one or more processors, a memory, an engine, a battery, and a motor. The motor is configured to utilize electrical energy stored in the battery for powering a movement of the wheels or an operation of the hybrid vehicle. A memory stores route data and corresponding vehicle ...


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Jurgen Mario Vangeel, Mark Henricus Verberkt, Peter Fitski: Systems and methods for lighting control. PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING, Meenakshy Chakravorty, May 29, 2018: US09986624 (3 worldwide citation)

Lighting units, systems, and methods are described herein for determining whether occupancy detections are legitimate or not. Methods and systems are further described herein for powering down a network of power over ethernet (PoE) components.


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John Walsh, Robert J Mowris: Fan controller. Kenneth L Green, Averill & Green, November 22, 2016: US09500386 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for a fan controller. The fan controller determines HVAC system type and heating or cooling mode for gas furnace, heat pump, electric resistance, and hydronic heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. For gas furnace heating systems, the apparatus ...


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Koelman Hein J, Slik Gerhard: Improved instrument panel assembly and method of forming same. Dow Global Technologies, Koelman Hein J, Slik Gerhard, CHAPPLE Scott A, September 2, 2004: WO/2004/074026 (3 worldwide citation)

An instrument panel assembly (10) is provided for an article of manufacture such as an automotive vehicle. The assembly (10) typically includes at least one framework structure (12) and at least one construction (18). The framework structure (12) and the construction (18) are typically attached (e.g ...


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Chapman John Gilman Jr, Ashworth Nicholas, Burt Robert, Gray Tony, Wagner Phillip Ryan, Rao Joseph P, Catlin George N: Occupancy-based zoning climate control system and method. Ranco Incorporated Of Delaware, Chapman John Gilman Jr, Ashworth Nicholas, Burt Robert, Gray Tony, Wagner Phillip Ryan, Rao Joseph P, Catlin George N, MAKEEVER Jeffery J, October 11, 2007: WO/2007/114985 (3 worldwide citation)

A control system for managing a heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system based on occupancy of an area is provided. The occupancy may be determined by anticipated programming based on time of day zoning, and/or by actual sensed occupancy. In the later, the control system includes an o ...